A bimonthly magazine on international affairs, edited in Germany's capital


The right-wing AfD has shown itself a force to be reckoned with.


Why the regional elections of March 13 signal a shift in Germany’s political landscape.


In the US presidential primaries, foreign policy issues have yet to play much of a role – but this may soon change.


On the streets of Tel Aviv and elsewhere there’s worry about the influx of Arab refugees to Germany.


German military and security policy still suffers from serious constraints.


Germany’s right-wing AfD populists should not be taken seriously.


Angela Merkel keeps pushing for a European solution to the refugee crisis, but discord remains.


A refresher course for what the West will need to do to re-establish a deterrence regime.


A conversation with the OSCE Secretary-General on the international organization’s strengths and weaknesses.


Europe’s new year has started ignominiously – and fears are growing about whether the continent will be able to manage the refugee crisis.


After ten years in office, the German Chancellor at last surprises our columnist.


A KGB Christmas card has found its way to our offices.


The hard line on Vladimir Putin is weakening, in Germany and elsewhere.


London and Beijing are getting closer – at a cost.


Why Germany is engaging in France’s war against the so-called Islamic State.


Germans are becoming impatient with the way Chancellor Angela Merkel is approaching the refugee crisis.

Is the Russian-Iranian cooperation in Syria a marriage of convenience or the emergence of an alliance?


The current wave of immigration presents a huge opportunity for Europe.


One year on and against the backdrop of a worsening refugee crisis, the self-appointed “defenders of the Occident“ have radicalized.


With Nord Stream 2 Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is nearing his goal of cutting Ukraine out of the gas supply picture.